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Retrial ordered for Pennsylvania death row inmate

READING, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania judge has granted a new trial to a man sentenced to death in the murder of a friend 8 1/2 years ago....
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Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper amid a mood of grief and fear as a manhunt continues 40 miles away for the killer, identified as a self-taught survivalist who hates police....
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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away....
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Michigan prison inmate sues over food service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- An inmate in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has filed a lawsuit saying the quality of food served by a prison food contractor isn't satisfactory....
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Man wanted on mental warrant wounded after pursuit

MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a 30-mile police chase in western Pennsylvania ended with the suspect being wounded after shooting at police. No officers were injured....
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Strong rip currents kill 2 men in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- Strong rip currents have killed two men in Ocean City, Maryland....
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Judge asked to block sheriff's sale of arts center

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A court-appointed trustee is asking a western Pennsylvania judge to block or postpone a scheduled sheriff's sale of the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture....
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Clemson-Florida State headlines Week 4 in ACC

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 4 of the season:...
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Hamels lift Phillies to 5-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Padres' Eric Stults joined the Phillies' A.J. Burnett with a distinction that neither of them want: leading the majors in losses....
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Hamels dominates Padres again in Phillies 5-2 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Philadelphia's Cole Hamels felt right at home on Wednesday night. And that's never good for the Padres....
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Couple face life in prison in Craigslist slaying

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad are due in court for sentencing....
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Pirates overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- There used to be a time - any year really between 1993-2012 - when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates....
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Phillies 5, Padres 2

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
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PA Lottery

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
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US economic rebound slow to reach Philadelphia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's economic recovery has been slow to reach the Philadelphia metropolitan area, hurt in part by an exodus of residents and a continued collapse in mid-wage jobs, new census data show....
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Castillo steady but Red Sox fall to Pirates 9-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rusney Castillo drilled a sharp grounder to second base and took off. Three seconds later the future of the Boston Red Sox was standing on first base....
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Pirates 9, Red Sox 1

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Cardinals' Dwyer arrested on assault charges

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players....
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Trial lawyer gives $50M to Drexel law school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 6,038

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340